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Karen Swan
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18 Nov 2011

Cassie settled down too young, marrying her first serious boyfriend. Now, ten years later, she is betrayed and broken. With her marriage in tatters and no career or home of her own, she needs to work out where she belongs in the world and who she really is.

So begins a year-long trial as Cassie leaves her sheltered life in rural Scotland to stay with each of her best friends in the most glamorous cities in the world: New York, Paris and London. Exchanging grouse moor and mousy hair for low-carb diets and high-end highlights, Cassie tries on each city for size as she attempts to track down the life she was supposed to have been leading, and with it, the man who was supposed to love her all along.


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  • Paperback: 592 pages
  • Publisher: Pan (18 Nov 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0330532723
  • ISBN-13: 978-0330532723
  • Product Dimensions: 4 x 12.8 x 19.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (349 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 23,215 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'Funny, clever and superbly spun this is a cut above most contemporary romances. A hugely uplifting feel-good read' --Candis magazine

'This glamour-filled read with strike a chord with anyone who's been betrayed' --Glamour magazine

'Sheer escapism'
--Bella magazine

About the Author

Karen Swan began her career in fashion journalism before giving it all up to raise her three children and an ADHD puppy, and to pursue her ambition of becoming a writer. She lives in the forest in Sussex, writing her books in a treehouse overlooking the Downs. Her first novel, Players, was published in 2010, followed by Prima Donna in 2011.

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23 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Captivating and colourful! 26 Nov 2011
Format:Paperback
I have to admit, when I picked this up, I was expecting a generic 'easy read' of the regular woman's fiction genre, but boy - was I taken for a pleasant ride with this one! Karen Swan has presented us with every woman's secret dream - to move away to a foreign city and 'recreate' yourself in a bid to find who you really are - and that's just what Cassie does in Christmas At Tiffanys. Having found out that her long-term marraige was not what she thought it was, she ups from the wilds of countryside to magical New York, romantic Paris and bustling London, each time to stay with one of her three closest friends. There, each take their turns to remake her, involve her in their very different worlds, and, show her just how adaptable she really is.

This was no easy read; there were twists I never imagined coming. Descriptions of places I haven't been to, but now, after reading this, know will stick in my mind whenever I do go to these cities - she reminded me very much of Belinda Jones in the way the sheer passion of sharing these cities with the reader shone out, especially the captivating lesser-known areas, not so much tourists spots.

Love, laughter, sorrow, death, tears, happiness, friendship, desire - are but a snippet of the emotions and experiences ranging through Christmas at Tiffanys. Four best friends; each so very different and yet so very close. An estranged husband, too-attractive boyfriend, intriuging new friendhips and enigmatic blast from the past make Christmas at Tiffanys definitely one for the must reads list this year - although don't be fooled, not much of the book is actually set at Christmas time.

Five stars leaves me longing for another book like this from Karen Swan - let's hope it doesn't take too long to deliver!
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43 of 48 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not so festive but still brilliant! 14 Nov 2011
By Chloe S "Chick Lit Chloe" TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Paperback
I jumped at the chance to read this book because let's face it - I'm a sucker for a Christmas book. However, now I've finished the book, I have to say I felt a little robbed because it wasn't really a festive book at all, BUT it was a really enjoyable story, perhaps just marketed a little wrongly! I found Karen Swan's writing very easy to read and despite it being a fairly long book, I found it very consuming and I really loved the cast of characters within. I think my favourite thing about this book is that you really don't know how its all going to end up, there are clues throughout but nothing to spoil it for the reader, and I loved that!

The book is based on Cassie, and the mess that is her life. Cassie's marriage has recently fallen apart following a shocking revelation about her marriage to Gil, but her 3 girl friends are ready to step up to the plate and help her out, by Cassie spending 4 months with each of them at 3 "exotic" locations... well they are for the girl who has never left Scotland anyway! I felt really sorry for Cassie, her life has been turned upside down by her husband, and she is totally lost. She was very likeable and I think she works well as a main character for the book. First up is New York, and her friend Kelly. I really liked Kelly, she was a fun girl who worked hard and played hard, and it made a real lifestyle change for Cassie and a good way to kick start the book. New York seems to be an ever popular location in chick lit these days, but I felt Swan did a good job in portraying the city, especially through the eyes of the naive Cassie, who hasn't got a clue about places like this!

I found the other characters to be good, especially Suzy, who lives in London. Her life is perhaps the most realistic of the three friends to be honest.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful Christmas Story 29 Dec 2011
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I just loved this story as there were so many different angles to it. I never knew about the bridge in Paris but would love to see it. To write a story about 3 different cities was clever idea and to have friends like this would make anyone glad. I really lived this story as if it was me and I have been to all these cities and could really picture them all in my mind. Great read, did not want it to end.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not Very Christmassy 23 Dec 2011
By Amy
Format:Paperback
I chose this book because it was December and I wanted a Christmas read, and the cover and title of this book seemed to fit my requirements. However, this book is not in the least bit christmassy, or even wintery at all, so I was very disappointed. Fortunately though, the story was good and it was strong enough to keep me turning the pages, despite my initial disappointment.

The story focuses on Cassie and her three friends, Kelly, Anouk and Suzy. Deciding to spend the year with three friends in their home countries, the story takes Cassie to New York, Paris and London. I enjoyed the story the most when it was set in New York as I felt that it was where the characters were the most interesting and where the story progressed the most. I personally found Cassie's length of time in Paris quite dull and thought it only heated up at the end of the section where there was a revelation. Cassie's spell in London was enjoyable and eventful and far more interesting to read.

Overall, this is a good read, but don't be fooled by the Christmassy cover and title which are very misleading!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A brilliant read! 28 Dec 2012
By AlexLou
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Absolutely loved this book. Was a bargain at 99p for my Kindle and did nit disappoint. Would recommend to anyone wanting a feel-good read.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Christmas at Tiffany's.
Great book, really fun and stimulating. And definitely a must for anyone going through a crisis in their life, who wants an enjoyable, uplifting read.
Published 19 days ago by Jacqueline Percy
4.0 out of 5 stars Great
Not read any of this author before but this was a lovely book with a sweet story - one for the beach - have recommended to others.
Published 1 month ago by Poppysixes
4.0 out of 5 stars a good holiday read
A real page turner, just have to see what happens and where she will be next, a hood holiday read
Published 1 month ago by Happy:)
4.0 out of 5 stars good holiday read
i was able to relax and read this book, plenty of spare time. kept me going back to my Kindle.
Published 1 month ago by Mrs. M. Hall
5.0 out of 5 stars Fab book couldn't put it down
can't wait for the next book of Karen Swans to read. Really enjoyed this one. I would give it the five stars.
Published 2 months ago by Theresa O' Rourke
5.0 out of 5 stars Christmas at Tiffanys
Fantastic book, couldn't put it down looking forward to reading another one of Karen Swans books and I highly recommend this book to anyone
Published 2 months ago by Tracey Martin
4.0 out of 5 stars very good
This book was very good. Great storyline full of wit and mystery. A real heart warmer that makes you fall in love with the characters and go on all their journeys. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Emer
2.0 out of 5 stars A great book!
A brilliant read but not the Christmas book i was expecting. It also felt like it was a little longer than it needed to be.
Published 2 months ago by Louise Webb
2.0 out of 5 stars Boring
I had a long flight ahead of me and was scanning reviews for an undemanding read. I was taken by the reviews and, I confess, the cheap kindle price. Read more
Published 2 months ago by peggysue23
5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down!
I read this book in about 3 days, such an easy read with a girlie story line that was a perfect commuting book! Can't wait to read another one of Karen Swan's books.
Published 2 months ago by Catkin
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